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American law is largely from English law.

True

1

In England prior to 1066 the king only dealt with violent crimes.

True

2

After 1066, matters that involve non money issues & non criminal issues were handled by the church courts.

True

3

The use of a jury in court is a fairly recent thing.

False

4

Malpractice is something unique in the United States & had only occurred in the last few hundred years.

False

5

Lloyd's of London was originally a bar.

True

6

The concept of insurance is to spread the risk over a larger population.

True

7

Malpractice has been increasing dramatically in the last 10 years.

False

8

A hospital such as Loma Linda hospital is, in the state of California, dealt with like an administrative agency of the California government.

True

9

In the US, state or federal governments have 3 branches

True

10

The legislative branch of government can appoint heads of the different departments of the executive branch of government.

False

11

The constitution specifies a number of different agencies that report to the president & Vice President.

False

12

Article 3 of the constitution authorizes the establishment of, specifically, tax courts.

False

13

The highest court in the land is the US Supreme Court.

True

14

If a state issue is involved such as divorce then the US Supreme Court has no authority to change the supreme courts decision.

False

15

If someone trespassed on your land & their injured you have no liability in California.

False

16

In a commerical lease, you may still have to pay rent if there is a flood on the property.

True

17

In a commercial lease you may still have to pay rent if the heating & cooling system does not work

True

18

In a private lease there are covenants that run with the lease so that if the properties is uninhabitable you don't have to pay rent.

True

19

If someone takes something of yours & doesn't return it in 2 weeks they may have to pay the full value of the chattel

True

20

If you block the front door to someone's house but they can leave out the back door, it is false imprisonment.

False

21

If you follow somebody closely but do not bother them, it is not a violation of the stalking laws.

False

22

A physical therapist owes a duty to a person who is drowning in a swimming pool if they walk by.

False

23

Duty of a physical therapist for professional conduct in treating a patient is best defined in the PT handbook published by the American physical therapy association.

True

24

If you are used for malpractice, the duty must meet a local standard & not a national standard.

False

25

It is always easy to determine if duty had been breached in a negligence suit & never requires experts.

False

26

Duty and breach can be established by establishing negligence per swig a statute has been violated.

True

27

In negligence per se, proof the statute must have been created to protect the people for the duty that was breached must be shown.

True

28

Negligence can be established under resipsa liquitor if something happens that shouldn't normally happen in a hospital but no one knows who did it.

True

29

Actual cause in a negligence suit must satisfy the "but for test"

True